Light Turkey or Chicken Corn Chowder

Prep Time20 mins Cook Time25 mins Total Time45 mins



  • Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan set over medium heat. Add the onion, celery, red pepper and garlic and cook until the vegetables are beginning to soften, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the green chiles and cook for 1 minute.
  • Pour in the chicken broth, bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the corn and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Place the flour in a medium bowl and slowly whisk in the milk until the mixture is smooth.
  • Slowly whisk the milk mixture into the soup, along with the salt and pepper. Cook, whisking frequently, until the soup is thickened, about 15 minutes.
  • Stir in the turkey (or chicken), Cheddar cheese and cayenne pepper. Stir until the cheese is melted.
  • Ladle into soup bowls, garnish with green onions and serve.

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